BUZZ-U.S. Stocks on the Move-Herbalife, Targacept, Spirit Airlines, Aetna

Tue Jul 29, 2014 7:05am EDT
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U.S. stock index e-mini futures were little changed on Tuesday: Dow Jones industrial average futures were up 0.14 percent at 16,939, S&P 500 futures were up 0.10 percent at 1,975 and Nasdaq 100 futures were up 0.15 percent at 3,965.75.

** HERBALIFE LTD, Monday close $67.48, -11.08 pct premarket

The maker of weight-loss and nutritional products cut its sales outlook for the year after raising it three months earlier. The company, which has been labeled a pyramid scheme by hedge fund manager Bill Ackman, also reported lower-than-expected quarterly profit as costs jumped.

** SPIRIT AIRLINES INC, Monday close $67.72, +2.63 pct premarket

The low-cost U.S. carrier reported a 54 percent rise in second-quarter profit as it added flights and had higher average fares.